A case study in the May 2014 issue of Six Sigma Forum Magazine focuses on the human side of change and introduces a change management approach to help organizations transition from their current state to a desired future state.
In the November 2013 issue of Six Sigma Forum Magazine, read a case study showing how Six Sigma helped a brewing and beverage organization recover $26 million.
A study of 28 organizations shows that effective implementation of Six Sigma led to an average savings of 1.7 percent of revenues over the period of implementation and an average return of more than $2 in direct savings for every dollar invested.
When potential root cause analysis through a fishbone diagram alone does not offer obvious direction, try combining the fishbone diagram with a suppliers, inputs, process, outputs, and customers (SIPOC) diagram and a cause and effect matrix to jump-start a lean Six Sigma project.
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